|Established in 1979 through an endowment from His Highness the Aga Khan, The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (AKPIA) at MIT is dedicated to the study of Islamic architecture, urbanism, environmental and landscape design, and conservation. It prepares students for careers in research, design, and teaching and aims to enhance the understanding of Islamic architecture and urbanism in light of contemporary issues and to increase the visibility of Islamic cultural heritage in the modern world.
Spring 2015 Lectures
AKPIA@MIT Alumna Glaire Anderson's book The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia: Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba has been chosen as the winner of the 2015 Eleanor Tufts Book Award.
Architecture Boston Magazine article
AKPIA@MIT 2015-2016 STUDENT TRAVEL GRANT AWARDS
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